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Anonymous
June 30, 2004 11:40:01 PM

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Every time I switch up my PC, I get the Dail-up Connection popup coming up. Is there any way to stop this from happening?
Anonymous
July 1, 2004 5:25:02 AM

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This is usually done because an application you load on startup needs to phone home / check for updates. Check what applications you have in your startup (run msconfig.exe) and check what launches at startup then set the application to not auto connect for update check's. That will usually stop this happening.

Ashleigh

"mortsraks" wrote:

> Every time I switch up my PC, I get the Dail-up Connection popup coming up. Is there any way to stop this from happening?
Anonymous
July 1, 2004 10:26:32 AM

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Hi,

Troubleshooting this error usually means locating and removing spyware.

Modem Automatically Attempts a Dial-Up Connection [Q316530]
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=316530

Also:

1) Install and run Adaware from www.lavasoft.de

2) Install and run Spybot from www.safer-networking.org

3) Install and run Spyware Blaster from
http://www.javacoolsoftware.com/spywareblaster.html

4) Turn on the native firewall or install a third-party one (a third party
firewall will notify you of outgoing traffic as spyware programs "phone
home", the native one won't).

http://www.kerio.com/kpf_home.html
http://www.zonelabs.com/store/content/home.jsp
http://www.tinysoftware.com/home/tiny2?la=EN

5) Also check these links for helpful advice on removing garbage:
http://aumha.org/a/noads.htm
http://aumha.org/win5/a/parasite.htm
http://www.mvps.org/inetexplorer/Darnit.htm

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Best of Luck,

Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
Associate Expert - WindowsXP Expert Zone
www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/expertzone
Windows help - www.rickrogers.org

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> Every time I switch up my PC, I get the Dail-up Connection popup coming
up. Is there any way to stop this from happening?
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